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Rice imports to hit 1.8 million MT this year

THE country’s rice imports are expected to reach only about 1.8 million metric tons (MT) for the current market year (MY), the Samahang Industriya...

Diokno: US-China trade war to benefit PH

The Philippine economy is likely to benefit from the renewed escalation of the United States-China trade war in the long run, Bangko Sentral ng...

Asean should strengthen regional production base

As the world continues to suffer from the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis, countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation...

Consolidation seen as trading week shortened

The local bourse is seen to be on consolidation for this shortened trading week amid renewed United States-China tensions and economic developments as economies...

Covid-19 test kit manufacture eyed

The government is seeking for possible investors in the manufacture of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing kits, a top official from the Board of...

NTRC pushes for junk foods tax

The government may consider imposing excise tax on junk foods to discourage over-consumption of these types of products and generate up to P73 billion...

Huawei keeps operations afloat

China’s technology giant Huawei brushed off short-term effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic to its business. The company was optimistic the current global...

2019 PH power consumption surges

ELECTRICITY consumption across the archipelago grew by 6.3 percent in the previous year, based on the latest data from the Department of Energy (DoE). In...

ERC warns power distributors

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has warned distribution utilities (DUs) and electric cooperatives (ECs) against the violation of its directives on the grace period...

Clear, efficient digital tax critical — Dominguez

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd deemed it critical for the Philippines to have a clear and efficient digital service tax regime as he emphasized...

WHO to temporarily stop study of malaria drug

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the malaria drug US President Trump says he is...

Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he’s good now

LONDON: Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.” May said on Monday in an...

No vaccine, no classes – Duterte 

President Rodrigo Duterte said that he will not allow classes to open until a vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has been found. "I...

134 Barangay officials face charges over SAP anomalies

A total of 134 barangay (village) officials are now facing criminal charges over irregularities in the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) distribution, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said...

DFA to repatriate OFW who committed suicide in Lebanon

FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Monday has directed the Philippine Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon to repatriate the body of a Filipina who...

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